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Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Finger joint is still swollen 10 weeks after mucous cyst removal?

Call the surgeon: With that being the case, you should speak with the doctor who performed the surgery. ...Read more

Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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What type of doctor would treat a mucous cyst?

What type of doctor would treat a mucous cyst?

Several: An oral mucous cyst is a collection of saliva caused by several things. They include cystic formation, extravasation cyst via trauma (biting your lip, etc), and salivary tumor formation. Most will require surgical excicsion and can be done by an oral surgeon, dentist, or ENT surgeon depending on your comfort level with each doctor. ...Read more

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My mucous cyst popped in my mouth is this fatal at all?

My mucous cyst popped in my mouth is this fatal at all?

Mucous cyst: Neither fatal or of much concern generally. If it returns, see an Oral Surgeon to properly diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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What type of doctor should I see girls a digital mucous cyst?

Start with PMD: Start with your primary medical doctor, and they can refer you if necessary. They are often handled by family care physicians and orthopedic doctors (specializing in hands) Best of health to you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a mucous cyst after/as a result of a tongue tie being cut?

Is it possible to get a mucous cyst after/as a result of a tongue tie being cut?

No: Not that I'm aware of. Any bleeding, pain, or as in your case swelling, should be immediately evaluated. Please call the Dentist that did the frenectomy for a post-surgical evaluation. ...Read more

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Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst in mouth of a new born baby?

Mucous cyst are: Common. They are painless and tend to be annoying than harmful. They can be on the lips, gums, tongue, palate, inside of the cheeks or floor of the mouth (called ranula) they will eventually burst without intervention. Ranular cyst may need surgical intervention if it is affecting feedings ...Read more

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I accidentally popped a mucous cyst on my lip. Should I be worried about the risk of infection?

Low risk: A mucous retention cyst is fairly common. When and if they rupture, the risk of infection is very low. It will likely come back in time. Best bet is to have it surgically removed. ...Read more

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My mucous cyst was burned with a laser and still come back after 2weeks of healing. What can I do to total remove the cyst in my inner bottom lip?

My mucous cyst was burned with a laser and still come back after 2weeks of healing. What can I do to total remove the cyst in my inner bottom lip?

Like you said: You need a total removal of the cyst. If the surgeon leaves behind even one viable cell there is the possibility that it will regrow! ...Read more

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I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

Depends: It'll be surgeon dependent and you'll need to speak to your surgeon in pakistan what their preference of excision of cyst on lip. Typically, there shouldn't be a large defect especially with the size seen in your photo. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I am way too conscious of my appearance. Please tell me, does the surgical treatment of mucous cyst of lip ruins your look in any way? The stitches?

Size and location: The size and location of the cyst will usually dictate the answer. Most mucous cysts are rather small and incision usually leaves little to no scars. If removed with a diode laser, no sutures are usually needed. If a scalpel is used, very thin sutures may be used. This is a very common procedure and discuss the details with your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi doc I hv a mucous cyst on my lower lip right side. 3 times I has grown n bursted. Nw dre is a small white boil left. Went to doc said surgery reqd.

Hi doc I hv a mucous cyst on my lower lip right side. 3 times I has grown n bursted. Nw dre is a small white boil left. Went to doc said surgery reqd.

Sounds right: It sounds like you got the right advice. These things tend to reoccur and may need to be completely removed with some minor surgery. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesn't look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

I woke up this morning and noticed I had a very tiny clear bump on my inner lower lip. It doesn't look like a canker sore or a mucous cyst, please help?

Mucocoele: This is not uncommon and sometimes occurs post trauma such as biting your inner lip or heat trauma. Usually lasts a short time unless one continues to bite the lip.
Not serious ...Read more

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Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

Mucocele sinus cyst and my gum on same side is blue-ish? Is this normal? Thanks

A mucocele: Is typically credited with a "bluish" color due to the trapped salivary discharge under the thin mucosal tissue. Consult with your dentist or an oral surgeon about this to be sure and to have treatment recommendations for your consideration. ...Read more

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Can a sinus CT scan tell the difference between a mucocele and a cyst?

Can a sinus CT scan tell the difference between a mucocele and a cyst?

Not likely: This is only usually confirmed py the pathologist. Often, we can tell at the time of the surgery which is most likely. ...Read more

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I have mutinous cyst on my left index finger. What do I do?

I have mutinous cyst on my left index finger. What do I do?

Mutinous or Mucinous: The cyst may seem mutinous but I bet it is filled with fluid from your joint. This is called a ganglion cyst and anti-inflammatories, steroid injections, surgery or even time may solve your dilemma. ...Read more

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If I have a ganglion cyst on my finger would it cause shap pain?

If I have a ganglion cyst on my finger would it cause shap pain?

Both: Hand coild get all kind of arthitis including these two and others kind of arthitis.
Thank you. ...Read more

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I just had a cyst removed from my left ovary. Is it ok to get fingered during my healing?

I just had a cyst removed from my left ovary. Is it ok to get fingered during my healing?

Should be okay: Be gentle and, obviously, if it feels uncomfortable - stop. Do other fun, pleasant things that don't hurt. You'll heal in a short time, so be patient. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a ganglion cyst on my finger. Is there anyone who has had this problem and had it corrected. How?

I have a ganglion cyst on my finger. Is there anyone who has had this problem and had it corrected. How?

Very common: A ganglion on the finger is quite common. It is benign and does not require surgey. If you find it unsightly and/or if it is painful, you can have it removed under local anesthesia. The recurrence rate after excision is less than 10%. ...Read more

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I have a mucous sinus cyst, experencing sorness on my palate same side as sinus cyst is it norm 4 this to happen wiv this medical problem x thanks?

Usually not: Mucous cysts called mucous retention phenomena (they aren't true cysts) usually don't cause a problem unless they are so large that they block the drainage from your sinus to your nose. Soreness of your palate needs to be evaluated by an oral ; maxillofacial surgeon to determine if there is a connection or something else going on. If you have a ct of your sinuses show it to the oral surgeon. ...Read more

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My baby has a cyst on her finger. Should I be worried?

My baby has a cyst on her finger. Should I be worried?

Cyst on the finger: The cysrs are benign growths and depending on the location, these can be left alone or excised. If the cyst is not causing any discomfort, you can leave it alone, if it grows bigger or becomes symptomatic, it can be removed. Discuss it with your pediatrician who can give you the best advice by examining the finger anf feeling the cyst. ...Read more

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I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers. I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts. Is that true?

I have a small ganglionic cyst on both of my 4th fingers. I have read Red Desert Clay helps with eliminating these cysts. Is that true?

Seeing is believing.: It certainly sounds like this treatment has appeared to help some people with ganglions. The evidence seems to be a little anecdotal, which may not be based on real empirical evidence. But, what the heck, give it a try. If it doesn't work, well, you can always have it excised. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about blood cysts? I keep noticing what I think would be best described as small blood cysts (blood filled pockets of skin) that generally pop easily (usually just by a little pressure from my finger, though they've been getting more d

Should I be worried about blood cysts? I keep noticing what I think would be best described as small blood cysts (blood filled pockets of skin) that generally pop easily (usually just by a little pressure from my finger, though they've been getting more d

I: I think it would be worth visiting your doctor to discuss this. One condition that can cause little "blood cysts" is thrombocytopenic pupura, which is caused by an abnormally low platelet count. If that's what's going on, then it would be important to know because it would put you at risk for major hemorrhages and because it could reflect other health problems. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


Mucocele (Definition)

Mucocele, also known as a mucous cyst, is the development of a painless sac of mucous in the mouth, most commonly on the interior of the lower lip, which form following blockage of salivary ducts or from the rupture of a salivary gland. Mucoceles are rarely medically worrisome but can develop into a permanent fibrous ...Read more